Information for New Tenants

Below we have compiled the most common questions and answers for new tenants. If you would like more information please contact our office.

I AM NOT SURE WHICH PROPERTY I WANT?

A J Properties Letting Agents in Rochdale can help you to find your ideal property,. Each of our advisors knows everything you might want to know about all of our properties and can do the searching for you. To do this we need to know as much as possible about your requirements. This includes your budget, area, number of bedrooms etc. You can advise us about your requirements by emailing us, by phone or by visiting us at our office where a member of staff can assist with your search.

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I WANT TO SEE A PROPERTY?

You can book a viewing by phone or via email . We will conduct the viewing on behalf of the landlords, Our viewings representative will meet you at the property. You should also ensure that anyone likely to share the decision making views the property too.

I HAVE SEEN THE PROPERTY THAT I LIKE, WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

When you make your decision submit your completed application form asap and telephone the office to confirm your decision so we can place the property onto a reserve for you.

You will be provided with an application form at the viewing appointment or you can DOWNLOAD a copy here. These will need to be completed and returned to us ASAP to ensure we can commence processing your application.

You will be required to provide the following:

  • Application form – complete all sections in full
  • Proof of ID/Residency/Signature – photographic driving licence or passport
  • Proof of Income - Last 3 Wage Slips or Contract of Employment
  • Utility / Bank / Telephone Account
  • Administration fees: available upon request

Payment accepted by cash, all major debit/credit cards (2% charge credit cards) or cheques made payable to A J Properties – NON REFUNDABLE

Guarantors are required to provide the same information & ID as standard applicants The guarantor will become responsible should the tenants default in any way for the duration of the tenancy agreement. The guarantor agreement covers all tenants named on the tenancy agreement.

DO I HAVE TO SUPPLY REFERENCES ETC?

When we have received your application form we will use the information supplied on the form and obtain references to confirm your ability to the meet the rental commitment.

DO I HAVE TO PAY ANY OTHER FEES/DEPOSITS?

Following completion of referencing we will confirm the date to begin the tenancy. You are required to pay the first months rent plus a deposit (which is equivalent to the value of 1 months rent) on signing the tenancy agreement.

This must be cleared funds which means either bankers draft, cash or debit cards only. Credit cards will be subject to a 2% charge.

note: Properties can only be held for up to 4 weeks with the Landlords approval, payment of the deposit will be required in advance. The deposit is non-refundable should the applicant not proceed with the tenancy at the agreed specified date.

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I AM DUE TO MOVE IN?

Once the referencing is completed we will book an appointment for you to come to the office to sign the tenancy agreement and pay any monies due on the day your tenancy starts. You will then receive the keys, codes and fob (if applicable) to the property ready for you to move in.

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